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say the white house's proposal which would allow insurers to tip selling older plans that don't meet the minimum requirements of the health care law, that they would be impractical and difficult to implement. meanwhile officials say up to 40% of is still being developed, but the site can now handle up to 25,000 users at one time. >>> and even though president obama said he, quote, continue have enough awareness of the issues surrounding the website, white house officials now say he was briefed on the possible online failures earlier in the year. yesterday the president spoke about the ongoing partisan fight over the affordable care act. >> we are going to have to, a, fix the website so everybody feels confident about that. we'll have to obviously remarket and rebrand. and that will be challenging in this political environment. i think that we probably underestimated the complexities of building out a website that needed to work the way it should. what was already going to be hard was operating within a very difficult political environment and we should have anticipated
the president on "meet the press". >> why did not you or somebody else say to him, mr. president, don't say no matter what you're going to keep your health care plan? was that bad practice? >> hindsight is 20/20. >> that's why you're there. >> the vast majority of americans, that statement will hold true for. for this small group, it hasn't. but the calamitous thing is that the website wasn't up because many of those people who have to transition will get better insurance for less money, but they just can't tell that now. >> earlier in the show former republican nominee for president mitt romney was critical of president obama's handling of the law. >> i think the key thing that the president is trying to get away from and that is that he told people they could keep their insurance and that was not the truth, and whether you like the model of obama care or not, the fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermined the foundation of his second term. i think it's rotting it away. and i think the only way he can rebuild credibility is to work with republicans and demo
don't see within the law their ability to do that. >> let's turn to the philippines for a minute. hospitals are struggling to treat thousands of injured. the death toll is raised to 4400. the need for help, as you might imagine, immense. literally spelled out in the streets in some places. strained relief workers are faced with a grim choice. health care for the living or remove the dead. the bodies everywhere. there's a growing risk of the spread of disease. storm victims by the hundreds wait in line to get military flights away from the destruction. >> the people like us, very ordinary, can't go to manila. we suffer from hunger. no water. no medicine. >> the u.s. alone has deployed 5,000 personnel. >>> in texas, a small town evacuated after a gas pipeline exploded south of dallas. a drilling crew hit the pipeline sparking a massive explosion. the town of 700 people was evacuated as a precaution. the air in the area was not toxic. no reported deaths, thankfully, from that blast. >>> in florida, another sink hole consuming two homes, a boat, and a backyard pool. work being done a
a confession. i stayed up and watched the whole game. the entire game. yeah. so don't judge. i'm fired up. got plenty of energy this morning but i did. we'll have highlights on that game later in sports but i want to get to some breaking news overnight because the death toll is rising after a pair of explosions yards away from the iranian embassy in beirut. lebanese officials are saying 23 people have killed. 100 people are hurt and several buildings are damaged. a guard at the embassy said he saw a motorcycle bomber drive up to the gate before the first explosion. the guard says the second blast which caused much more damage was a car bomb. lebanese officials say security camera footage shows both attacks. >>> in just a few hours george zimmerman will aware in court to face his latest round of legal problems. he was arrested yesterday at the florida home his girlfriend. she had called 911 in a panic saying zimmerman pointed a shotgun at her. >> you just broke my gas table, just broke my sun gases and you put your gun in my freaking face and told me to get the [ bleep ] out. no. get out of her
for more than its number of years. i don't think that we are fatigued or tired. we would leak to live as we once lived. but history will not permit it. we are still the ski stone for freedom and i think we will continue do as we have done in our past, our duty. . and the people of texas will be in the lead. so i'm glad to come. >> part of the lingering pain is that his death came without true closure. conspiracy theaters run rampant still today. we'll dig deeper here in a few minutes. on morning jo joe "inwe'll go ie archives. what does the anniversary, this piece of history, mean to you? use #way too early. we will share the responses and give it really good time later in the show. >>> in terms of the news of today, the power struggle on capitol hill reaching extreme levels both in the number of republican filibusters and now in the way democrats are dealing with it. yesterday the senate approved a measure to block the minority's power to filibuster certain presidential nominees. the so-called nuclear option is the most significant change to the rules of the upper chamber since 1975 that b
shelters that were destroyed as well. that's the dynamic they dealt with. they don't have a lot of buildings in the towns and cities. we'll talk to you on our weather, as well. >>> several organizations accepting donations for the relief effort. we have a lot in this country. we can always help out. you can choose. here are options for you. you can go to red and unicef. and save the children. i like the percentage that goes to the specific efforts before i give my money, which i will do this morning, as well. >>> get to other news in the world. stick with overseas. reach an agreement over iran's nuclear ambitions, going be to be easier said than done. diplomats from several nations were unable to find common ground. ironic that france was the country that stood up and said no to this. they said the deal wasoo easy on tehran. for now, the talks are on hold. secretary of state john kerry, who was part of the negotiations is in washington today to brief the senate on this issue. lawmakers remain skeptical that diplomacy at this point is the right option. my concern is th
've tried the streaming. it's so new age. just like my vinyl, brian. don't tell me you lost your vinyl. >> vinyl is hip again. what's going on with the company? >> yeah, it's tragic. basically what we're talking about, internet streaming. cable company downloading movies down the pipe, plus the likes of netflix sending dvds per post. this iconic brand will close last 300 stores by early january. another 28 00 people will lose their jobs. 50 blockbuster franchisees left in the states. it's an endangered brand on the high street but the owners still think it has way to go. >> steve sedgwick who sends smoke signals to his neighbors. >>> let's stick to twitter. let's talk about twitter. we want to know if you would invest in the ipo and why or why not? tweet your best and most creative answers using t the #waytoometa. that's our way of being witty. we'll have the best answers later in the show. >>> after weeks of speculation, google finally breaking its silence about that mystery floating barge out in san francisco bay. the company says it's exploring using the site as a place where people
? but i have to tell you it this is really hillary care. when you don't have ideas, you're not positive, it creates avoid. and avoid was created down there and the void got filled with a plan designed by frankly i think most people that were theorists. >> the threat of another showdown in washington may not be as close as previously thought. the nonpartisan congressional budget office reporting lawmakers have maybe until june to raise the nation's borrowing limit. the cbo says income generated by tax season could provide enough funds to continue paying off the nation's get. right now the treasury can issue new get up february 7. after that, they would have to resort to using so-called extraordinary measures. meanwhile lawmakers are looking to avoid another standoff by striking a long time budget deal. congressman tom cole says the senate out negotiating committee is close to a two year deal that would loosen up some parts of the sequester. >>> congressman trey radel will take a leave of absence as he undergoes enpatient addiction treatment before the announcement coming in the wake of h
. >> we don't have anything. we survive and now we're questioning ourselves how to survive in term of food, in terms of water. >> reporter: the presidential palace here sought to counter some of that criticism here this morning saying they are doing everything they can to get aid in there. communications are being restored. no filipino in the disaster zone will be forgotten. and that aid would arrive as quickly as they can get it in. the problem, though, logistical, the logistics are a nightmare. i spoke to one aid agency this morning who said while they are able to fly some materials into tacloban, which is the worst affected city, indeed c-130s are flying in there at the moment the problem is getting there from there to the cities because there's no trucks available to transport the aid and that's in a city where people have arrived to assess the situation. elsewhere in that area, rescue efforts are still being confounded by blocked roads, by a lack of communication. also today, of course, the weather hasn't helped. another tropical storm, thankfully not nearly as fierce as last weekend'
. at the same time, you have a power to stop the deportation for all -- >> actually, i don't, and that's why we're here. >> please, i need your help! >> okay. >> stop deportation! >> all right. what i'd like to do -- no, no, don't worry about it, guys -- >> stop deportation. >> okay, let me finish. >> stop deportation! >> these guys don't need to go. let me finish. no, no, no, let -- he can stay there. let me -- [ cheers and applause ] hold on a second. if, in fact, i could solve all these problems without passing laws in congress, then i would do so, but we're also a nation of laws. that's part of our tradition. and so, the easy way out is to try to yell and pretend like i can do something, but it won't be as easy as just shouting. it requires us lobbying and getting it done. [ cheers and applause ] >> that went pretty well. the democratic-controlled senate passed legislation earlier any year that did include a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, but the republican-controlled house has not yet taken up the issue. >>> there are new charges in connection to the rape of a 16-year-
the people that -- i don't know what to say. >> mayor ford, do you need help? mayor ford, do you need help? is it time to ask for help. >> your colleagues want you to go away. why won't you go away. >> i hope none of you have ever or will ever be in that state. >> mayor ford, do you need help? is it time to get help? >> obviously, i was extremely, extremely -- >> these news conferences seem like a daily occurrence. he wouldn't say who he was talking to or about in the video. you can see the questions from the media. he plans to seek re-election. we'll be on top of this story for a little while now. >>> moving on to other news. a bill to end workplace discrimination. yesterday, the upper chamber approved the bipartisan bill that was nearly two decades in the making. the final vote, 64-32. ten republicans joining the 54 members of the democratic caucus. it would extend workplace nationwide. 18 states have laws against discrimination based on gender identity. it faces an up hill battle in the house of representatives where it does not have the same bipartisan support. >>> a huge storm coming
said if we don't get anything out of him, he would never sit with him again. the book also details the complicated relationship between the president and bill clinton. during a golf outing in 2011 meant to strengthen the bond between the two, they didn't finish all 18 holes. and after coming off the course, obama allegedly told aides about clinton, quote, i like him in doses. the book notes that the president has come to rely, though, on clinton's advice, but their relationship of course may once again be put to the test as we get closer to 2016 and a possible presidential run by hillary. >>> another turn in the texas abortion law situation. a federal appeals court overturned a lower court's ruling that blocked a series of new abortion restrictions. the ruling lets most of the new limits take effect immediately. means up to a dozen clinics won't be able to perform abortions. the restrictions will remain in effect up january when the appeals court considers the constitutionality of the law. the restrictions came into the spotlight of course after democratic state senator wendy davis
to our country and to the democratic party. we don't want obama care. we don't want more big government. >> i'm scared to death of what obama care is doing to virginians. terry mcauliffe is scared to death of what obama care's doing to terry mcauliffe. and tomorrow, we need to make his fears come true. >> meanwhile, over in new jersey, the polls show it's not a question if republican governor chris christie will win re-election, but rather, by how much. christie has distanced himself from the tea party, portraying himself as a leader who reaches across the aisle. it's a quality that supporters believe could help him if he runs for president in 2016. >> you watch what's going to happen tomorrow. i absolutely believe that what you're going to see tomorrow is something that hasn't happened in this state in a generation. i had all kinds of folks whis r whispering in my ear today. [ laughter ] "i'm a democrat." "don't tell anybody i'm voting for you." >> governor christie is looking to become the first republican in new jersey to win 50% of the vote in a statewide election since george h.w.
, nancy pelosi says they're united. >> i don't think you can tell what will happen next year. i will tell you this, democrats stand tall in support of the affordable care act. this is an issue that has to be dealt with. but it doesn't mean, oh, it's a political issue, so we're going to run away fromit. no, it's too valuable for the american people. what is important about it is that the american people are well served. not who gets re-elected. >> of course, a large part of the focus is getting fixed but david plouffe suggests only a member of town where members of the administration are held accountable. >> once the website gets fixed you have to step back and say, okay, what do i need to have to have confidence, not just in the coming months but years answer that's the fundamental question. once you've stabilized how do you give confidence to the american people and to the president himself that you have under control going forward. this story could change and i do think once the website gets fixed i think the political notion, by the way that next year's election or 2016,
sauce is added. just a warning, you might want to turn away in the cooler. but don't turn off the tv. we want to begin with obama care and the eye popping enrollment numbers. for supporters, the results are not only disappoint, but also politically troubling. with close to 850,000 applications completed, gijust over 106,000 people have actually selected insurance plans between october 1 and november 2. you go inside those numbers, you learn this. 79,000 were from state based exchanges. that accounts for 75% of all the signups. that means just over 26,000 people getting their health care coverage through the federal program. that breaks down to just 1% of the estimated 48 million americans without health insurance. the congressional budget office expected 7 million individuals to sign up for obama care in the first year. in september, the white house said it expected 450,000 to sign up during the program's first month. so 450,000, 26,000. we want to get more on this from casey hunt from nbc news. i guess, first of all, if the site works great in a month, will this go away or now is this t
is it for these guys? are they going to do something about what's pretty bad news? >> i don't think they'll do anything. we'll see how this plays out. the most important thing is not the interim agreement. what matters is the agreement that follows. so over the next year the two sides are determined to reach a long range agreement. how long range is yet to be specified. it's going to be there that we should look at the details and only then will iran get enormous sanctions relief in xhafrpexchar far reaching limits. >> why do an interim agreement? why not wait until you can get the real thing in place? it doesn't make sense. >> i actually argue as much as that a few weeks ago. i said a permanent agreement would have been preferable. then you see what you get. clearly the two sides weren't able to do that. they worry if you have nothing to fill the gap, they worry what will happen in the meantime. this cauterizes it. it buys us time and time is what we need. >> richard, we'll see you in a little bit on "morning joe." tell us what you think? who came out on top on this deal, u.s. and allies or iran? it i
significantly. we still don't know the full extent of the damage and the loss of life. the country's president now says up to 2500 people were likely killed in the storm. he says earlier estimates of 10,000 may have been influenced by, quote, emotional drama. the u.s. state department confirms that two americans are among the dead. there's new video that appears to show people inside a mall in the hard-hit city of tacloban. many stores and homes have reportedly been stripped bare by survivors desperate, of course, to get food and water, but there is somewk test. test. test. test. test. test. in california one provider said it will grant a two-month extension for over 100,000 customers but still some estimates have more than a million people losing their insurance plan in that state alone. in an effort to spark those interested in signing up for health care, the latest ad from two group, colorado consumer health initiative and progress now are drawing some eye rolls. an ad touting obama care reads let's hope he's as easy to get as this birth control. my health insurance covered the pill which m
's, like, 29 years. >> this is r.j. to you howe can i help you? >> yes, a man. men don't just do the carving anymore. butterball says 42% of them play a role in cooking turk yirs too. >> what did sd a typical male caller say aside from help? >> you got to talk them down. there's no crisis we can't hand here. >> now we have 25% of our callers are male. >> before ladling up the advice, you fwot to show your stuffing at butterball university. >> teacher, how many different ways are there to cook a turkey? >> many. many, many, many, many different ways. >> my favorite, of course, is grandma's way, in the oven, golden brown, a work of art. here everyone has their cooking skills tested too. many men are actively involved with the food preparation, the actual roasting of the turkey, side dishes. we're in changing times, kevin. s. >> when it comes to turkey, some things never change. >> isn't that looking great? >> it's delicious. >> gets your hands off there. >> that's the thanksgiving tradition. >> what are you thankful for? >> thankful for a safe ride to boston today at 9:30 a.m., and
could struggle with the base of the party in that way. you don't see him going to iowa yesterday like you see rand paul, ted cruz making repeated trips there. >> and presidential candidates in the democratic party not faring on the national level, guys out of the northeast not doing well in the last few elections. approval ratings on obama, extremely low. we have this race in virginia. what is the takeaway from the latest numbers on president obama? >> that's really kicking us towards 2014. in particular on health care. what democrats -- i was talking to some republicans running the senate races, they are looking to see how badly is this health care law implementation going to go? they view that as something that could drive the obama approval number and play a role in the 2014 midterm elections. >> kasey, see you on "morning joe." kasey hunt live for us in washington, d.c. >>> new york city, which will be run by a democrat for the first time in 20 years. bill de blasio beat republican joe lhota by a wider margin that polls predicted, by nearly 50 points. de blasio focused his message
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